Joseph B. Zamberlan (J. Zamberlan & Co.) (Opus 5, 2008 - 2009)

Originally Fratelli Ruffatti (2002)

Location:

Mount Lebanon United Lutheran Church
975 Washington Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15228 US
Sanctuary; front & antiphonal
Organ ID: 53344

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on April 10, 2023.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable, Slider
  • 36 ranks. 5 divisions. 3 manuals.
Great:
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Fratelli Ruffatti
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 10, 2023.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by Fratelli Ruffatti
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 10, 2023.

Choir (Expressive):
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by Fratelli Ruffatti
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 10, 2023.

Antiphonal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Built by Joseph B. Zamberlan (J. Zamberlan & Co.)
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 10, 2023.

Pedal:
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Fratelli Ruffatti
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 10, 2023.
Main:
  • Built by Fratelli Ruffatti
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on April 10, 2023.
Jim Stettner on April 10, 2023:

Transplanted Note from a related OHS Dtabase entry: Database Manager on April 22, 2010:

Identified through on-line information from Joseph G. Zamberlan. -- 4-stop Antiphonal in the rear, suspended from the ceiling, added to a 3-manual Ruffatti in the front. Includes a copper Trompette en Chamade. Chest has two sets of channels; the second set for the Trompette allows it to be used as a floating stop.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on April 10, 2023.

Database Manager on September 06, 2014:

In March 2009, an antiphonal division built by Joe Zamberlan and Co. was added with a Trompette en chamade as well as Principals 8, 4, and 2. [Pittsburgh AGO newsletter, Oct. 2009]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Specification from builder's web site: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on April 10, 2023.

Instrument Images:

Chancel and organ case: Photograph by Garrett Michael, via Facebook Organists' Association, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-11-13

Chancel organ case: Photograph by Garrett Michael, via Facebook Organists' Association, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-11-13

Console: Photograph by Garrett Michael, via Facebook Organists' Association, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-11-13

Left stopjamb: Photograph by Garrett Michael, via Facebook Organists' Association, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-11-13

Right stopjamb: Photograph by Garrett Michael, via Facebook Organists' Association, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-11-13

Coupler Rail and Antiphonal Stops: Photograph by Garrett Michael, via Facebook Organists' Association, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-11-13

Rear of church and Antiphonal: Photograph by Garrett Michael, via Facebook Organists' Association, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-11-13

Organ case on back wall: Photograph by J. Zamberlan, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2009

builder's nameplate: Photograph by J. Zamberlan, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2009

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